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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the DGsP/IGsP Conference at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in .

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Speaking on the occasion, he recalled that today is 26th November the day that a deadly terror attack had struck Mumbai, and police had bravely fought against terrorists. He also recalled the over 33,000 police personnel who have attained martyrdom. .

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The Prime Minister said that this annual conference has now undergone a transformation in the way it is conducted. He said it has become a platform for sharing experiences, which leads to good inputs for policy planning. .

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The Prime Minister laid emphasis on concrete outcomes out of the actionable points that have been finalised. .

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On training, the Prime Minister said the development of soft skills is now essential, and should become a part of the training drill. Aspects such as human psychology and behavioural psychology should be vital parts of training, he added. .

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The Prime Minister said leadership skills are important, and the onus lies on senior officers to inculcate these skills in the police personnel. .

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On the subject of law and order, the Prime Minister emphasised the importance of foot patrolling and constabulary Intelligence. .

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Shri Narendra Modi called for a qualitative change in the police force through a collective training effort. The Prime Minister said that technology and human interface are both important for the police force to keep progressing. .

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The Prime Minister launched a mobile app Indian Police at Your Call. He presented the Presidents Police Medals for distinguished service to officers of the Intelligence Bureau. .

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Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister laid a wreath at the Martyrs Column at the National Police Academy. He also offered floral tributes at the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and planted a sapling. .

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 00:20 IST